HEMOSIDERIN SCREEN, URINE

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, one sterile container

Handling

Aliquot from a well mixed random urine collection. First-morning collection is preferred. Test is performed in the cytology department

Preferred Volume

4.5 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Specimens in preservatives

Stability

Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 week

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Microscopic Stain

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative

CPT Codes

83070

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:13 AM